Treasure Valley Community College

Tel: (541)881-8822
2,423 students
Public institution
Treasure Valley Community College is dedicated to providing quality lifelong learning and cultural opportunities in response to the needs of our communities within available resources.
School Highlights:
Treasure Valley Community College serves 2,423 students (50% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 18%.
Treasure Valley Community College is the only community colleges within Malheur County, OR.
The nearest community college is College of Western Idaho (36.6 miles away).

School Overview

Treasure Valley Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 2,423 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,423 students
1,303 students
Treasure Valley Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,219 students
836 students
Treasure Valley Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,204 students
1,046 students
Treasure Valley Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Treasure Valley Community College sch enrollment Treasure Valley Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Treasure Valley Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
17%
7%
Treasure Valley Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
1%
12%
Treasure Valley Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
79%
67%
Treasure Valley Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Treasure Valley Community College sch ethnicity Treasure Valley Community College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.35 0.45
Treasure Valley Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,680 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,130 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,680 $5,940
Treasure Valley Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,130 $10,072
Treasure Valley Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Treasure Valley Community College was founded in the fall of 1962 as part of the Oregon Community College system. Classes were originally conducted at Ontario High School during the late afternoon and evening hours. The College celebrated its first graduation ceremony the following spring when students enrolled in the one-year Licensed Practical Nursing program completed their studies. Beginning with a solitary building, TVCC moved to its present location in the fall of 1965. Several other buildings were added during the next year and today the campus houses 13 major buildings. TVCC has five locations in Eastern Oregon, and one in Western Idaho. Our main campus, established in 1964, is in Ontario, Oregon. The college has outreach centers in Nyssa, Burns and Lakeview, Oregon, and a branch campus in Caldwell, Idaho. Treasure Valley Community College is located on a 90-acre campus near the center of Ontario, Oregon, a city of approximately 10,000 people. Campus buildings include residence halls, a professional-technical complex, a multi-purpose activities center, and a modern gymnasium. In addition, TVCC is the site of the Malheur County/Oregon State University Extension Service and Eastern Oregon University Outreach Center. The College is dedicated to high quality, up-to-date instruction; typically a low student/instructor ratio; effective low cost education; and a pleasant college atmosphere. TVCC continues to grow and change to meet the needs of both its students and the community it serves. Academic Programs and Departments includes Adult Education, Agriculture/Rodeo, Art, Athletics, BizCenter, Business, Building Construction Technologies at SRCI, Cisco Networking Academy, Community & Continuing Education, Computer Science, Division of Extended Learning, Drafting, English/Foreign Language, Library, Mathematics, Natural Resources, Nursing, Performing Arts, Science, Social Science, Welding, WINGS and Workforce Training & Education.

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Did You Know?
For Oregon public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,998 per year for in-state students and $7,980 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,436 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Oregon community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.32, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Oregon is Concorde Career College-Portland. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.